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Commer Karrier SAP 201 back
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No: 21729   Contributor: J.Hemsley   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Commer   Country: United Kingdom
Commer Karrier SAP 201 back

Restoration plans October 2009
Picture added on 23 January 2010 at 13:42
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Is this an Alfred Miles or Angus body?

Added by Rob Johnson on 10 March 2019.
Neither - it's A Carmichael Body on a Karrier Gamecock Chassis. It looks very different now! The rear ladder was added in the 1990's and has now been removed along with the rear step.

Added by Michael G on 13 March 2019.
Thanks Michael.

I like the fact that they maximized rear access. It is a lot safer to unpack items from the rear than from the sides, particularly in close quarters and/or in traffic.

A lot of US and Australian fire equipment are designed along these lines, and of course quite a lot of European and all Japanese pumps hang their hoses in carts mounted at the rear...

Added by Rob Johnson on 13 March 2019.
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